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Punakaiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Punakaiki based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on surf-forecast.com to see what is happening with the weather in Punakaiki right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Punakaiki

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /
Cloud

Carters Beach

44 km NNE3 m above sea level

1 hour ago
Dry
15 E15
light winds from the E
(15 km/h at 90°)
4.6 °C-
-
-
-
-

Westport Aero (aws)

47 km NNE18 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
30 SSE30
fresh winds from the SSE
(31 km/h at 140°)
8.8 °C20 km
20 km
-
no observation
-

Hokitika Aero (aut)

72 km S40 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
5 SSE5
light winds from the SSE
(7 km/h at 140°)
5.6 °C20 km
20 km
-
no observation
-

Ghost Lake - Old Ghost Road

83 km ENE1210 m above sea level

3 hours ago
No weather report
5 SSE5
light winds from the SSE
(6 km/h at 128°)
-2.7 °C-
-
-
-
-

lightning 98km NNW of Westport

128 km NW0 m above sea level

56 minutes ago
thunderstorm
Thunderstorm

(- km/h at -°)
°C


* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Punakaiki and within an acceptable time window.